Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

EU court sets limits for use of passenger flight data

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) set boundaries on how passenger data is collected and when it can be used by law enforcement, the court announced in a ruling on Tuesday. A rights group who brough...

Woman gets 15 months in prison for punching flight attendant

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. ...

Leaving Russia on foot as Ukraine invasion unfolds

Clack! The red exit stamp in my passport clears the way from the Russian Federation into the European Union. Shortly before midnight I am permitted to exit Russian territory. The young border guard wh...

Flight diverted to Kansas City due to unruly passenger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An American Airlines plane was diverted to Kansas City, Missouri, when a large, unruly passenger tried to force open a door before he was subdued by a coffee pot across the hea...

Taiwan’s EVA Air provides digital in-flight publications in multiple languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air will begin to provide its “EVA e-Library” service that contains various magazines and newspapers for passengers of international flights, the airline s...

Delta asks DOJ to put unruly passengers on no-fly list

NEW YORK (AP) — Any person convicted of a disruption on board a flight should be added to the national “no fly” list, Delta Air Lines told the U.S. Department of Justice. In a letter...

First flights leave Chinese city Xi'an as travel curbs ease

BEIJING (AP) — The first commercial airline flights in one month took off Saturday from Xi’an in western China as the government eased travel curbs imposed after a coronavirus outbreak ahead of next m...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2022. There are 348 days left in the year. This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today’s Highlight in Hist...

Hong Kong bans transit flights from over 150 countries

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong International Airport said it will ban transit passengers from 150 countries and territories starting Sunday, tightening stringent travel controls in an effort to stem the s...

Taiwan alters testing regulations for travelers, migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 27) tightened the window for COVID testing for travelers to two days, while it eliminated the need for ...

Omicron spreads global gloom over New Year's celebrations

BRUSSELS (AP) — As omicron spreads ever more gloom around the globe ahead of New Year's Eve, governments are moving at different speeds to contain the scourge, with some reimposing restrictions immedi...

Indonesian worker tests positive for COVID after flying to Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian migrant worker flew to Penghu County without waiting for the results of his COVID-19 test, which came back positive, potentially exposing 53 people to the vi...

Airlines face shortage of pilots, other workers, execs say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines are having trouble hiring pilots, flight attendants and other personnel, and that's part of what is causing canceled flights and scrapping of service to some airports, execu...

Flight to LA diverted to Oklahoma due to unruly passenger

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A flight from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles was diverted to Oklahoma City after an unruly passenger assaulted a flight attendant, police said. An air marshal ...

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that it'...